There are many career options open to PhD scientists, however it can be difficult to determine which career is right for you. In a series of talks, Dr. Alexandra Schnoes describes how internships for graduate students and postdocs might be a good way to explore careers and help make an informed career decision. She discusses the benefits of internships and how a graduate student or postdoc might go on one. She covers the basics of finding and applying for internships. She also talks about the process of talking to your advisor about going on an internship, and how to get the most out of your internship experience when you are on it.
Alexandra brings online career and professional development training to scientists. Prior to joining iBiology in 2016, Alexandra was the founding Program Manager of the UCSF Graduate Student Internships for Career Exploration (GSICE) program, which provides career path education, career planning, career counseling, and internship opportunities to PhD students. She is passionate about biomedical workforce issues,… Continue Reading